Systems Engineer - Engineering Team

Virginia Beach, VA, US
Jun 18, 2019
This multi‐faceted position is responsible for designing, planning, implementing, maintaining the division's computer hardware and software, data centers, telecommunications and data networks, multimedia and distance learning systems, and providing customer support in the use of identified systems. Work involves division‐wide applications implemented in schools and administrative areas. The position frequently works independently and has considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
Thorough knowledge of microcomputer hardware and software to include: wide area networks, network operating systems, directory integration systems (Microsoft), field systems (local area networks, operating systems and client applications), telecommunication systems and distance learning systems. Must demonstrate an understanding of the job and have the ability to comply with administrative directive and school board policy. Must be able to present information either written and/or orally in a clear, accurate and grammatically correct manner; must be punctual in the submission of accurate reports. Must have good communication and human relation skills, and be respectful of the confidential nature of information. Must have the ability to work effectively with school officials, community groups, and other staff members. Must demonstrate good work habits to include punctual and regular attendance, and efficient use of time.
Bachelor's of Science degree required. Industry certifications and/or training in related field such as Network Administrator or Network Engineering preferred. Considerable experience in related field as a computer, network, telecommunications and/or broadcast maintenance technician, required. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
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Reports To Coordinator of Technical Services

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Unified Experience-Based Step Pay Scale: Grade 19

Salary will be based on creditable years of full-time, verified work experience. Entry Level salary will be awarded at the time of hire. Upon the return of the Employment Verification Forms from the candidate's current and previous employers, the salary will be adjusted if creditable full-time experience is confirmed.

VBCPS offers a full range of benefits including health insurance, paid life insurance, paid sick/annual leave, tuition reimbursement, professional development and membership in the Virginia Retirement System.

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All applicants, both internal and external, must attach a letter of interest and a current detailed resume to your electronic application.

All applicants must complete the General Employment History section of the online application and include each of your supervisors for the specific positions held.

The minimum of three references are required in the reference section of your application. One of the three must be a current or most recent former supervisor for a position you held in this field. Relatives are not eligible to serve as a reference for you for employment purposes.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, 4-6)

To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133, 2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.

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